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Outrage after woman's burning shows a changing Afghanistan - CNN
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:18:03 GMT

CNN

Outrage after woman's burning shows a changing Afghanistan
CNN
Soon after the incident, the images of her brutal slaying went viral on social media, noted Afghanistan's TOLO News. And this time, the outrage led Afghans to the streets, with assistance from Facebook and other social media. These platforms have ...
Seattle Afghan community remembers FarkhundaSeattle Globalist
Displaced Afghan women face prison-like conditionsYahoo! Maktoob News
Violence Against Afghan Women Reveals Crisis in Status of MenFair Observer

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The Pentagon Can't Account for $45 Billion It Spent in Afghanistan - Gizmodo
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:44:21 GMT

Gizmodo

The Pentagon Can't Account for $45 Billion It Spent in Afghanistan
Gizmodo
The Department of Defense has spent $66 billion since 2002 rebuilding Afghanistan. But amazingly, it can't account for $45 billion of that money. That's billion with a capital B. The auditing office in charge of overseeing the reconstruction of ...
Former Blackwater gets rich as Afghan drug production hits record highThe Guardian
Blackwater: Still the Top Pentagon Contractor for Afghanistan TrainingThe Nation. (blog)
How the Pentagon Lost Track of $45 BillionWar is Boring

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Withdrawal plan benefits Afghanistan - Daily Trojan Online
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:21:18 GMT

Daily Trojan Online

Withdrawal plan benefits Afghanistan
Daily Trojan Online
On March 25, while holding a press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, President Barack Obama announced a more specific vision for what he plans to do with U.S military troops in Afghanistan. Though plans for a military exit have ...
Securing Afghanistan Means Relying On Difficult US Partner -- Pakistan's ArmyHuffington Post
Afghanistan's Next ChapterNew York Times
Trudy Rubin: Obama can still bungle Afghanistan if troops aren't kept longerThe Spokesman Review
Omaha World-Herald -NPR
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Medical unit CO, CMC fired amid Afghanistan deployment - NavyTimes.com
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:15:37 GMT

NavyTimes.com

Medical unit CO, CMC fired amid Afghanistan deployment
NavyTimes.com
The commanding officer and command master chief of an Afghanistan-based medical unit have been fired in the midst of a toxic command climate investigation, Navy Times has learned. Capt. Maria Majar and Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Shane Reece, ...
US Navy Fires Commanding Officer in Afghanistan Due to Loss of ConfidenceSputnik International

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New Marine team heads into Afghanistan with Georgians - Marine Corps Times
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:10:07 GMT

Marine Corps Times

New Marine team heads into Afghanistan with Georgians
Marine Corps Times
Known as the Georgia Liaison Team, the 18-man group provides support and advice to the Georgians as they assume security operations at what once served as the largest U.S. installation in Afghanistan. Though officials announced an end to the Corps' ...
Georgians, US deploy to Afghanistan to support NATOMarines.mil (press release)

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The Ascent Of Afghan Women - NPR
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:11:15 GMT

NPR

The Ascent Of Afghan Women
NPR
Afghanistan is a mountainous country, but scaling the peaks for sport is a new concept here. Mountaineering is considered an odd pastime for men, let alone women whose modesty Afghan society demands be protected at any cost — even death. Zahra says ...

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U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones: Time to leave Afghanistan - News & Observer
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:57:34 GMT

U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones: Time to leave Afghanistan
News & Observer
I read your March 26 editorial “A longer stay” with great interest. I've been concerned and open about the continued waste in Afghanistan for many years. On the House floor recently, I quoted a 2014 Politico editorial by Roger Simon titled, “Down the ...



Will the United States Become a Footnote in Afghanistan's History? - The Nation.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:56:56 GMT

The Nation.

Will the United States Become a Footnote in Afghanistan's History?
The Nation.
In the nineteenth century, Afghanistan was the focus of “the Great Game” between the imperial powers of that era, Britain and Czarist Russia, and so it is again. Washington, the planet's “sole superpower,” having spent an estimated $1 trillion and ...
The Great Game in Afghanistan (A 21st-Century Update)Huffington Post
Give Ghani a ChanceForeign Affairs
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army TrainingThe Diplomat
NewsHub.org -OpEdNews
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Billions Blown in Afghanistan Reconstruction Spending? (MuckReads Edition) - ProPublica
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:40:24 GMT

ProPublica

Billions Blown in Afghanistan Reconstruction Spending? (MuckReads Edition)
ProPublica
After routing the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, the U.S. government began a now 13-year effort to stabilize and develop the country. It has cost taxpayers billions — and some say, achieved little. These stories examine the waste and problems ...
How Have U.S. Efforts to Rebuild Afghanistan Gone? Help ProPublica InvestigateMadison.com

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Afghanistan's Supreme Court Sentences Journalist's Killer - New York Times
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:27:41 GMT

Deutsche Welle

Afghanistan's Supreme Court Sentences Journalist's Killer
New York Times
KABUL, AfghanistanAfghanistan's highest court has ruled that a police officer convicted of murdering an Associated Press photographer, Anja Niedringhaus, should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country's attorney general ...
Afghanistan: Death sentence commuted for murderer of German photographer ...Deutsche Welle
Afghan Court Sentences Anja Niedringhaus's Killer To 20 YearsHuffington Post

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